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Peter Leeming
7 Dale End,
Danby,
Whitby,
North Yorkshire.
YO21 2JF.

Telephone: 07974 698065.

E-mail:
info@peterleemingphotography.com

 

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My landscape photography workshops featured on TV in November 2011 when I guided Gethin Jones, a film crew, a sound engineer and three producers half way down Boulby Cliffs when we made an episode of ITV's "Adventurer's Guide to Britain"

Blessed with a host of wonderful and varied landscapes on offer here in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, the Yorkshire Coast, the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District, I am delighted to offer my landscape photography workshops and panoramic master classes. I also offer extended one to one mentoring.

"You may be a beginner trying to get the best out your compact camera, an enthusiast wanting to take contol of your DSLR, or an advanced enthusiast needing specific help in recording images you have already visualised."

I don't provide scheduled courses though I do offer One to One workshops by arrangement, and occasional group workshops if I am approached by a group.

One to One workshops:

We work together to find a mutually agreeable date and location of your choice. Prior to the workshop, I work with you to identify areas of photography that you wish to develop. I then design a bespoke workshop for you so we can work on these areas out on location, and you benefit by the accelerated learning of a 1:1 setting. My typical rate is £180 per day depending on the location.

Group workshops:

The workshops are all location based, and they are limited to a maximum of three clients so that each client receives the very best care, attention and feedback. The workshops are designed to be fun and relaxing. It may be a family group, a birthday celebration or a social occasion with friends. The group workshops will be tailored to suit the individual needs of clients, and precisely where the clients are on their journey into landscape photography. The small group size ensures that you receive individual attention, and most importantly, you will feel comfortable and you won't be intimidated by lots of experts. Rates are £270 for two photographers per day, and £330 for a group of three.

Helvellyn workshop II

The Art of Photography

On all my workshops there will be an emphasis on the art of photography, in other words, the creative side of landscape photography, particularly in visual awareness and composition. This will enable you to move beyond simple record shots to making creative images based on your visual and emotional responses to landscape. The techniques of photography (camera settings, exposure, depth of field, ISO etc) will be covered in a way that can be applied to your landscape photography. Toward the latter part of the workshops we will address the process of visualisation, using our insights and imagination to visualise and then execute an image.

In addition to my skills and my beliefs about landscape photography, I bring to the workshops my knowledge and skills from a Degree in Biological Sciences, from twenty years of teaching, from being a Department for Education Subject Learning Coach, from being a practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, and from my beliefs in the importance of Emotional Intelligence. I have a vast amount of organisational experience from leading mountaineering expeditions to Peru and Pakistan, as well as from organising numerous field trips and foreign exchanges. I am also an Ambulance First Responder and First Aider.

All workshop are risk assessed and covered by specialist insurance.

 

Suggestions for Workshop dates

 

January ~ Lake District ~ winter light

February ~ Lake District ~ winter light

February ~ Yorkshire Dales ~ winter light

March  ~  Lake District ~ spring light

April  ~  HaybuHayburn Wyke, Yorkshire Coast ~ crashing waves, sandstone boulders, cliffs, and twin waterfalls, a lazy river and an ancient woodland

April ~ Ben Nevis and Glen Nevis ~ spring in the Highlands

May ~  Yorkshire Dales ~ late spring in the Dales

May ~  North York Moors ~ rivers, forests, moorland

June ~ Yorkshire Dales ~ flower meadows and barns

June ~ Saltwick Bay, Yorkshire Coast ~ low tide with the wet shale reflecting the midsummer sunsets and dramatic skies, Saltwick Bay has it all

July ~  Yorkshire Coast

July ~ The Wainstones and Hasty Bank, North Yorks Moors ~ unusual rock formations and dramatic views, we will work into the evening to capture the summer sunset

August ~ Great Fryupdale and Rosedale, North York Moors ~ dramatic skies and the heather in full bloom

September ~ North York Moors: Mallyan Spout and West Beck, Thomason Foss and Eller Beck ~ the start of autumn signals a return to these delightful rivers and waterfalls

September ~ North Yorkshire Moors~ heather

October ~ Lake District autumn colours

October ~ Yorkshire Dales autumn colours

November ~ Lake District autumn colours

November ~ North Yorkshire woodlands

December ~ Yorkshire Dales ~ limestone pavements and winter skies

 

 

Please feel free to contact me by phone (07974 698065) or e mail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to enquire further about the workshops, especially about other weekend and Bank Holiday workshops, and workshops that are not listed here.

If you are on holiday in North Yorkshire, the Dales or the Lakes and the workshop dates above don't coincide with your holiday, please get in touch as it may be possible to arrange an additional workshop for you.

Workshop clients must provide their own transport.

Workshop Details

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